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  • Home / News / Ursuline's Breen School of Nursing ranked #2 in Ohio, top 10% nationally | Ursuline College - Liberal Arts Education in Ohio

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    Ursuline's Breen School of Nursing ranked #2 in Ohio, top 10% nationally

    January 21, 2019

    Ursuline College’s Breen School of Nursing is ranked #2 in Ohio and #51 out of 519 nursing schools nationwide by College Factual. This ranking puts Ursuline’s undergraduate program in the Top 10% of all nursing programs in the United States.

    “This recognition from College Factual confirms what we already knew about The Breen School of Nursing,” said Patricia A. Sharpnack DNP, RN, CNE, NEA-BC, ANEF, Dean and Strawbridge Professor. “We provide nursing students with a rigorous and thorough education, with personal attention and strong mentoring relationships; we focus on both competent and compassionate care; our partnerships place students in clinical rotations at some of the best hospitals in the world; and our graduates are sought after by these same hospitals, where they find fulfilling and gainful employment.”

    A leading source of college data analytics and insights, College Factual evaluates nursing programs based on aspects like average salaries of graduates, accreditation, and educational quality. Ursuline’s program earns high marks in each of these categories and boasts:

    • 100% employment rate, post licensure
    • 97% first-time passage rate on the national licensure exam
    • accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • National recognition for research, especially into nursing quality and nurses’ roles on teams of caregivers

    College Factual ranks programs offered by four-year colleges and universities and has recently updated its providing coverage for over 2,500 colleges and universities, 350 college majors, for students in over 160 countries.